Must Haves for a Yard Redesign

So the summer is halfway over (I know – Here are some tissues that you can dry your eyes with) but there are so many things that you can do to maximize the attractiveness of your garden. Take some of these tips to try out the newest designs and must haves for a garden.

Spilled Milk

Nothing says welcome to my garden like a glass of spilled milk. So why not simulate that with some flowers. Things you will need are a big metal milk can and some white flowers. Dig up the dirt and plant the flowers in a wavy pattern, and put the milk can at the beginning of the row. Voila, spilled milk


Black and Decker Le750 Edge Hog In

Are those pesky weeds and small forests totally cramping your style? There is no better way to get rid of them than using the Black and Decker Le750 Edge Hog In. This tool allows you to get up close and personal with anything from trees to sidewalks and helps to eliminate the overgrown areas. This ranges from about $150 – $175 in stores.

Pressure Washer

I have never seen so many uses for a water sprayer than I have seen for a single pressure washer. Just the other day I completely stripped my house of the stain and then cleaned the driveway using this handy tool. The driveway is now clear of debris and my house is ready for a new coat of stain! Costello Builders say that pressure washing is a great way to make an old house look new.

Old Bicycle

A happy garden is one that includes an old bicycle. The bicycle adds a rustic touch, and also adds another place for the homeowner to put more flowers. Attach a basket to the bike and you’ve got a beautiful object in your yard. Who knows, maybe the gnomes will take it for a spin when you go to sleep.

*This can also be done similarly with a wheelbarrow.

Race Track

Do you have small children roaming around the house while you do everything in your power to try to get them outside? Well your question has been answered on how to do that – build a race track!

Start with a patch of dirt and be prepared to tear up your lawn a little bit (you can make changes to this standard setup so you don’t ruin your specific lawn.) Use some grey dirt or even some rocks to lay out the track, buy some toy cars to work into the scene. It should end up looking something like this:


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